- A true-life story between a black kid and a white one - both 5-year-olds - has warmed hearts on social media
- A white mum, as the story went, got matching wears for her young son and a black kid at school because he said they were identical
- The white woman stated that the world will be better if it can be viewed through the lens of these adorable kids
A 5-year-old white lad told his mum that a black kid of his age at school looked like him.
In a heartwarming story shared on Linkedln platform by Elizabeth Leiba, Myles had been paired together with a boy in his class to mark Twin Day because they had the same eyes, hairs and 'appeared identical.'
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Myles was certain he and the black kid were identical, as the story goes.
His mum then decided to get him and the boy matching clothes and was stunned when Myles' teacher sent her a picture of the two lads in the outfit.
The story in full goes thus:
"Late last night Myles went on and on about how he had to be twins with a boy in his class for Twin Day because they look exactly the same - same eyes; same hair."
"He was adamant that they were identical. So after the kids went to bed, I headed to Walmart at 9pm to get matching outfits."
"Their teacher sent me this picture today. My heart melted. Obviously two very different children, but Myles didn’t see that."
The originator of the story, one Ann Marie A. Swift, thought:
"Wouldn’t the world be such a better place if we could all view it through the eyes of a couple 5 year olds?"
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The story warmed many hearts on Linkedln.
Sarah Bryer wrote:
"My daughter is 4 and doesn't yet 'see' colour - I'm keeping that as long as I can. When I describe someone I say, lady with the black hair, or the man with glasses instead of the most obvious. I'm trying to do this myself. She will see it one day, but for now. I LOVE THIS !!"
Andrea Keetch said:
"As a child born in the 60’s, I can’t ever remember thinking that the colour of my classmates skin differentiated them from me. Children are not born racist it is sadly taught, this post has absolutely made my day."
Kelly Shipley Spence commented:
"And, this is exactly why I love working with my little ones...their hearts are pure and free from the "poison" of racism and labels. They simply see straight to the soul and character of one another. This is beautiful."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young couple and their 4 kids rocked matching outfits to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary.
All dressed up in matching outfits, they glowed with joy and love from the little boys to the beautiful couple who are obviously still head-over-heels for each other. Theirs is a perfect pictorial representation of what happiness looks like.
The excited wife and mother of four adorable boys, clearly put in an extra effort towards their 10th wedding anniversary.
Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2